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Alstroemeria 'Apollo' (Peruvian lily 'Apollo')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity
Low
Toxicity

Plant details

Botanical name

Alstroemeria 'Apollo'

Other names

Peruvian lily 'Apollo'

Genus

Alstroemeria Alstroemeria

Variety or Cultivar

'Apollo' _ 'Apollo', a long flowering Cottage variety, has lance-shaped leaves and ivory-white flowers flushed deep yellow.


Alstroemeria 'Apollo' is: Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect, Spreading

Toxicity

Contact may cause skin allergies.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Yellow, White in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs Slugs

Diseases

Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.

General care

Pruning

Pull stems up after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.

Propagation methods

Division


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Where to grow

Alstroemeria 'Apollo' (Peruvian lily 'Apollo') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in either full sun or partial shade. Young plants should be left undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch each winter for the two years.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

Companion plants

Botanical name

Alstroemeria 'Apollo'

Other names

Peruvian lily 'Apollo'

Genus

Alstroemeria Alstroemeria

Variety or Cultivar

'Apollo' _ 'Apollo', a long flowering Cottage variety, has lance-shaped leaves and ivory-white flowers flushed deep yellow.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Clump-forming, Erect, Spreading

Toxicity

Contact may cause skin allergies.

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Yellow, White in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Slugs

Diseases

Virus diseases cause yellow mottling and distortion.

General care

Pruning

Pull stems up after flowering, leaving tubers in ground.

Propagation methods

Division


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Alstroemeria 'Apollo' (Peruvian lily 'Apollo') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Cottage/Informal, Flower Arranging, Beds and borders, Containers

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist, well-drained soil in either full sun or partial shade. Young plants should be left undisturbed to grow into clumps. Mulch each winter for the two years.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

North, South, East, West

Exposure

Exposed, Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8, Zone 7

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